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How long does a personal injury case take to settle?

How long does a personal injury case take to settle

Personal injury cases will most often take several years to settle. While this may seem “wrong” the reality is that the vast majority of accident cases need this much time to be resolved properly. Personal injury cases that are reconciled quickly are most often settled for too little compensation without regard to the real impact

Will I be called as a witness in my personal injury case?

Will I be called as a witness in my personal injury case

The very simple answer is “yes”.  At some point you will be acting as a witness in your own case. However, do not worry! You are never acting on your own and you will not be required to figure it all out by yourself.   Your personal injury lawyer in Ottawa from QTMG LLP will be

Will my personal injury case go to trial?

Will my personal injury case go to trial

While anyone contemplating bringing a claim for injuries sustained might worry about “going to trial”, it is very likely a fool’s errand to wonder about this question at the start of a case. There are far too many variables in every personal injury case to be able to know if a case will go to

I fell in my rental property; can I sue my landlord?

I fell in my rental property can I sue my landlord

A residential landlord may be liable to you, your family, and your guests for any injury sustained on the residential complex including injuries caused by a slip and fall in an Ottawa rental property. It is important to note that liability is not automatic and a landlord is not an insurer or guarantor of your

My dog bit another dog, can I be held responsible?

My dog bit another dog can I be held responsible

 Yes, if your dog bites another dog you can be held liable for damages. The Dog Owners’ Liability Act of Ontario provides that dog owners may be strictly liable for injuries suffered by persons and other dogs who are attacked or bitten by their dog. A dog bite lawyer in Ottawa may seek to extend

I fell at the supermarket; can I sue the owner?

I fell at the supermarket can I sue the owner

Yes, if you fell at the supermarket, you can sue the owner of the property. A personal injury lawyer in Ottawa will also be able to help determine if you may also be able to sue other parties that may be responsible for the property such as management companies and maintenance companies. Often, owners of

What should I bring with me to my first meeting with a personal injury lawyer?

What should I bring with me to my first meeting with a personal injury lawyer

The first meeting with your personal injury lawyer in Ottawa is especially important. The injury lawyer will obtain all the relevant facts about your accident, determine limitation periods applicable and provide you with a preliminary opinion on your case. In some cases, there are time-periods that must be met and the lawyer will review these

Attorney Michael Thiele’s Interviewed on CTV about The LTB Backlog

CTV News Landlord Tenant Board backlog

Attorney Michael Thiele, Senior Partner with Quinn Thiele Mineault Grodzki LLP, spoke with CTV News recently to help bring clarity to the situation around the Ontario Landlord Tenant Board (LTB) and its backlog of cases. Thiele talked about the grave scenario offering insights and an expert’s perspective.   During the course of the interview, Thiele offers

What Your Accident Lawyers in Ottawa Want You to Know About Boat Accidents?

What Your Accident Lawyers in Ottawa Want You to Know About Boat accidents

As the weather heats up, many residents throughout Ontario enjoy a day on the water as a means to make great memories with friends and family. The Ottawa region’s beautiful lakes and rivers are fantastic avenues for outdoor entertainment, whether it’s fishing, watersports, or simply relaxing on the water. However, this seemingly innocuous activity may